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I am a gladiator!

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I am a gladiator!�

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Harry,

who are you talking to?” “I am practicing, Bella. I am a ‘Roman Gladiator’!”

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Harry, gladiators have not

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been around for thousands of years. A long time ago, gladiators were a part of competitions that were held in large areas, usually with a crowd watching the competition. Today Harry, gladiators can only be found posing for pictures outside the Roman Colosseum or in history books.� 7


Where is the Roman Colosseum, Bella?”

“The Roman Colosseum is in Rome, Italy. Remember, Harry, we visited Venice, Italy with our family earlier this year. Italy is in Europe. A lot of people think Italy looks like a boot! Let’s look at the map before we get started. See Harry, Rome is here.” “Yes, Bella, I see Rome and I think Italy still looks like a boot!” “I agree Harry, but Italy is a very fancy boot!”

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Let’s go Harry!

Like many of the other cities we have visited, Rome is full of history. There is a lot to learn about while we are here. Our first stop is the Flavian Amphitheater, more commonly known as the Roman Colosseum.”

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Today, the Colosseum is one of the most visited sites in Rome. The Colosseum is in ruins now, mostly because of earthquakes and stone robbers. There is not much left of the original floor, but you can still see the ‘hypogeum’ from the inside of the Colosseum.”

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Lisa Manzione

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Let’s Visit R o m e!

Bella & Harry T h e

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Let’s Visit Rome!

Let’s Visit Rome!

The “Bella and Harry” series is intended to be an informative, interactive and exciting way to introduce children to travel, different countries, customs, history and landmarks. The series was created to encourage exploration of locations both domestically and internationally.

Bella & Harry

The Adventures of Bella & Harry is a picture book series that chronicles the escapades of a pup named Bella, her little brother Harry and their family, who travel the world exploring the sights and sounds of new, exciting cities. Traveling the world with these two cute and cuddly Chihuahuas will allow the young reader to gain an appreciation of the world and its cultural diversity.

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Lisa Manzione

Illustrations By

Kristine Lucco

Let's Visit Rome!: The Adventures of Bella & Harry  

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